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Addressing the climate crisis begins by talking about it.

Climate One is a one-hour weekly public radio program (newscast compatible) about energy, economy and the environment from the Commonwealth Club of California. Host Greg Dalton presents empowering conversations that connect all aspects of the climate crisis -- the scary and the exciting, the individual and the systemic. Join us.

Free to all stations. Contact Steve Martin steve@sfmconsulting.com or 703.715.0827 with carriage questions.

We’re living through a climate emergency; finding solutions starts by talking about it. Climate One is a weekly public radio program focused on elevating critical conversations around climate change. Since climate touches all aspects of our lives, we bring together diverse perspectives in empowering conversations: one week we might talk with Jane Goodall or Bill McKibben or an oil industry exec – sometimes on the same panel – and the next week we might hear first-hand stories from people who narrowly escaped a fire or a flood, and the next we might focus on democracy and climate justice. In all of this, we aim to connect the personal to the systemic, and empower conversations to continue beyond our show.


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Science has given us a realistic picture of what Earth will look like with unmitigated climate change: increased extreme weather events, crippled e...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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For many of us, the story of the American wilderness begins when Europeans arrived on these shores and began conquering it. The wide open spaces of...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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The COVID-19 crisis is expected to decrease U.S. carbon emissions by 7.5% in 2020 — exactly the rate needed globally to meet the climate goals outl...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Racism, police and the pandemic are dominating hearts and headlines, but will they translate to votes in national and regional elections? One study...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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The national uprising ignited by the murder of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on the country’s embedded, institutional racism, including the fra...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Expanding oil extraction and clean energy, supporting capitalism while fighting climate change: can humans ever really have it all? In their new bo...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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As the global population approaches eight billion, humans continue to test the number of bodies that can fit onto a planet of finite resources. Emp...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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With less than four months before early voting begins in the presidential election, America is enraged and inflamed across the country. People of a...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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America's latest oil boom began with a bang, literally, on Earth Day, 2010. That’s when an offshore oil rig owned by BP exploded, killing eleven wo...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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How do we go about feeding a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? The connection between global warming and the dinner table is...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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After decades of relying on imported oil, the U.S. achieved the unthinkable and became the world’s largest producer. Production has doubled over th...

  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
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How do we confront the reality of a future that will be hauntingly different from today? Some authors are using fiction to create relatable narrati...

  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Can we solve the climate crisis by reimagining our cities? Climate activists have long envisioned the zero-carbon cities of the future. Now, with C...

  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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The COVID-19 recession is unfolding at historic speed and depth. New jobless claims reached a record 10 million in just two weeks. Wall Street’s fe...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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When institutional investors divest from fossil fuel companies, does it make a difference, or is the impact merely symbolic? Some advocate keeping ...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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What can the spread of coronavirus teach us about the spread of climate change? Both crises have global reach, invisible perpetrators, and require...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Nuclear power - revive it or allow a slow death? Once touted as a modern power source, nuclear fell out of favor after a series of major accidents...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
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Why does an invisible, life-threatening virus prompt a nationwide emergency, but invisible, life-threatening gases don’t? Experts have been emphasi...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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“How do you move from a place of simply trying to stop bad things and asking instead how would you make products and services in a sustainable mann...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Addressing the climate challenge requires incremental and transformational change on both personal and systemic levels. That means altering our per...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:59